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Library Services at Thigpen Library

TN eCampus: For students

Resources for students and faculty.

TN eCampus logo  This page is for TN eCampus students who are either taking a course taught by Vol State faculty or are enrolled at Vol State.

On this page you will find information on the Virtual Library, how to get help with library resources, and discover other resources to help you with your TN eCampus course.

TN eCampus Virtual Library

How do I connect to the Virtual Library?

  • Go to Course Resources on the main page of your TN eCampus course.
  • Select the Virtual Library link 

TN eCampus Course Resources screen capture.  Virtual Library link highlighted

  • Select your home Institution (College or University) from the dropdown menu on the TN eCampus Virtual Library page

TN eCampus Virtual Library page showing menu option to select library

 NOTE: The College name affiliated with the Virtual Library is based on the home college of the professor teaching your course which may be different from your home institution. In the above example the name is displayed as "TN eCampus Virtual Library: Volunteer State Community College" but a Roane State student would select Roane State Community College from the drop-down menu.

How do I login to the Virtual Library?

  • The TN eCampus Virtual Library is your home institution Library. Login to you use library resources  as you would for any course at your College.
  • If your professor is using a resource in their course that is unique to their college library they will provide you the login needed to access the resource.
    • Vol State professors have the login information for non-Vol State students if they use Thigpen Library resources for a required assignment.

How do I get research assistance for an assignment?

  • Check your course for an embedded librarian.
  • Contact the librarians at your home institution
  • Vol State librarians will help Vol State students with both their Vol State and TN eCampus research.

How do I get help when I have problems with my virtual library's databases?

Browser settings are frequently the biggest obstacle to accessing a library's subscription resources.

  • Clear your browser cache
  • Accept cookies
  • Restart your browser
  • Verify your browser is updated to the latest version
  • Switch to a different browser
  • Restart your computer

Contact the Library at your home institution.

Resources for TN eCampus students

Here are resources that connect you to your TN eCampus course, your college's student  liaison, and the Knowledge Books.

Access your TN eCampus course

Student Liaisons

Each campus (home institution) has a TN eCampus student liaison. Your liaison can provide assistance on computer requirements for an online course, registration procedures, grade appeals, complaint processes, and much more.

Vol State Student Liaison

Andrea Scruggs

Call 615-230-3665 or email andrea.scruggs@volstate.edu

Student Liaison Directory

TN eCampus Help Portal

Use the Knowledge Books to answer your questions about your TN eCampus courses.

The purpose of this TN eCampus guide is to help students and faculty get help with their TN eCampus courses.

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